Senators of the 10th National Assembly have donated N109million to victims of the drone misfire in Kaduna state.
This was confirmed in a statement by the Office of the Deputy Senate President, Jibrin Barau which was was signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mudashir Ismail.
Barau noted that each Senator donated their one month salaries amounting to N109m to the victims.
There was drone misfire in Tudun Biri, Igabi Local Government Area of the Kaduna State last week leading to outcries across the country.
The statement quoted the DSP to have announced the donation when he paid a visit to Kaduna Government House.
Barau led a high-powered delegation of the Senate to the state on Sunday and were received by Governor Uba Sani
The Senators were received by the state governor, Senator Uba Sani.
Senator Barau, in a statement by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Ismail Mudashir, said the money would be sent to the state governor for onward delivery to the victims.
The Senate delegation comprising the Senate leader, Senator Micheal Opayemi Bamidele; the Chief Whip, Senator Ali Ndume; Minority Leader, Senator Abba Moro; Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Kamorudeen Olarere; Senator Abdulhamid Malam-Madori; Senator Aliyu Ikra Bilbis; Senator Ibrahim Bomoi; Senator Ibrahim Lamido; Senator Abdulaziz Yar’Adua; Senator Victor Umeh; Senator Muntari Dandutse; Senator Lawal Usman; and Senator Emmanuel Udende, were also at the Barau Dikko Hospital to visit the victims.